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Subkey 2-3


Subkey 4


Subkey 5


Subkey 6


Subkey 7-12


Subkey 14


Subkey 15-21


Subkey 22-24


Subkey 25


Subkey 26


Subkey 27-28


Subkey 29-30


Subkey 31-32


Subkey 33-34


Pictorial Key to Selected Begonia species
Subkey 33-34

2-2. Blades basifixed.
    4-2. Blades shallowly lobed to entire (entire, subentire, or lobed).
       7-2. Blades oblique or transverse with the midnerve making a distinct angle with the petiole.
             22-2. Leaves separated by distinct internodes
                25-2. Stems erect.
                   27-2. Inflorescence dichotomously or more branched
                      29-2. Blades less that twice as long as wide
                         31-2. Petioles glabrous or glabrescent.


Notes:

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  • Listings of each species in the Begoniaceae Keys, Editions 1 and 2, are shown in [brackets].
    See notes at the bottom of the main key for an explanation of this notation.


Americas

B. dichotoma

[31;21-2 / 34;41-1 ]

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B. mazae

[33;37-1, 33;45-1 ]

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B. oaxacana


[30;86-1 / 34;64-1 ]

Photo of P. McMillian

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B. odorata

[32;102-1 / 34;78-1 ]

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B. reniformis

[4;23-2 / 29;17-1 / 31;36-2 / 34;39-2 / 34;59-1 ]

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B. sanguinea

[18;45 / 30;117-1 / 34;71-1 ]

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B. tomentosa

[29;72-1 ]

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B.valida

[32;13-2 / 34;5-1]

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Other American begonia species found but not pictured.
fissistyla [ 33;42-1 ]
cobana (is sartorii) [ --- ]
lobulata (is sartorii) [ --- ]
longipes (reniformis) [ --- ]
suaveolens (is odorata) [ --- ]
sulcata (is dichotoma) [ --- ]
vitifolia (is reniformis) [ --- ]
vitifolia var. bahiensis (is reniformis) [ --- ]
vitifolia var. grandis (is reniformis) [ --- ]


African

B. johnstonii

[34;54-2 ]

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Others African begonia species found, but not pictured.
homonyma [ 33;11-1 ]
rudatisii (is homonyma) [ --- ]


Asian

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B. chitoensis

[ 34;65-2 / 34;86-2 ]

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B. roxburghii

[34;71-2]
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Picture and Female flower of Lauri Gray Boundsall, July 2007

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Other Asian begonia species found but not pictured.
beccariana [ 31;38-2 32;15-1 ]
rockii [ 31;23-1 ]
sychnantha [ 31;4-1 32;52-2 ]
areolata [ 32;49-1 ]
nepalensis [ 32;84-2 ]